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Standoff ends in arrest in north east Las Vegas

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Updated: 9/03/2012 4:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV & MyNews3) -- No rest for police this labor day when a standoff ends with the arrest of a suspect in north east Las Vegas.  News 3’s Elizabeth Donatelli is at the scene with more information. 

The man is now in custody after barricading himself inside a home in the area of Pecos and Carey and holding police at bay for five hours.

Police say he shot his sister-in-law and threatened to commit suicide. 

Police sent in a canine unit to drag him out. Neighbors tell news 3 the suspect is suffering from a brain tumor.

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